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Old 02-15-2013, 12:17 AM   #1295
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Originally Posted by DogBoy View Post
Oh Christ. Its the economy affecting club racing. It has nothing to do with AMA Pro Racing. Club racing is a lot more expensive and fewer people have the means. 600 SS bikes are over $10,000 to buy and you can't even get one race weekend out a set of tires. Suspension is way more expensive. I raced AFM in the late '90s during the boom and the paddock was jammed. Over 1000 race entries per weekend. 600 Production and 600 Superbike would have full grids and wait lists over 20 deep every weekend. Was never the same after the crash even during 2004-2008. There is a huge gap between club racing and AMA Pro and its foolish to call it club racing.
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